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Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013

Milwaukee neighborhoods in sharp focus

Drop in at Brewed Café (1208 E. Brady St.) for stark, meticulous realist art. Decking the walls of this cozy, studious coffee shop are the oil paintings of Mike Fredrickson. The majority of the artworks depict familiar street
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012
Promoters Kelsey Kaufmann and Sean Heiser created Riverwest Fest, a two-day “punk crawl” across Riverwest, in 2010 as a fundraiser to save the all-ages basement music venue, The Eagle’s Nest. In that respect it didn’t
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012

Reflections on Milwaukee’s art scene

Put “The” in front of “Milwaukee Art Scene” and it takes on a new glow, but what (and where) is this golden place? In the 1980s, was it in Walker’s Point, along with Art Muscle magazine and the new Walker’s Point
12.12.2012 | | Posted at 11:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
This week's issue of the Shepherd features my annual Essential Milwaukee Albums list, and if you've paid even a little bit of attention to the local music scene, there's a good chance you'll recognize some (or perhaps even most) of the names on it. It's a common complaint about local music coverage, in both the Shepherd and in other outlets, that the same handful of artists bogart most of the cove...
Monday, Nov. 26, 2012

Milwaukee Pizza Co. Turns Bar Food into an Art Form

In a world overrun with forgettable pizza, few are more forgettable than the frozen pizzas commonly available at kitchen-less bars. Nobody seeks out these pizzas for their quality. With their tasteless, pre-made crusts and
Friday, Nov. 16, 2012
Bay View, Riverwest, the East Side—these Milwaukee neighborhoods also have another thing in common besides geographical location—they all have Lakefront Brewery beers named after them. In addition to Bay View Brown
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012
 Sadly, Green Gallery West didn’t survive the July fire that engulfed a building on Riverwest’s Center Street. Fortunately, however, artist and owner John Riepenhoff quietly perseveres at Green Gallery East
Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012
 As the Dominion Gallery in Riverwest approaches its first anniversary, it introduces a new artist to its regular roster with the current exhibition “The Carol Show,” featuring pastel drawings by Carol Curley...
Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012

Short Orders

 Peter and Maria Scardina recently opened Scardina Specialties (822 E. Chambers St.), a small deli in Riverwest. It is located in the building that was the original home of the Lakefront Brewery. Display cases are filled with a selection of homemade sausages and spiedini made with a variety...

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